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Aleutians East Borough, Alaska (AK)


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County population in 2012: 3,161 (all rural); it was 2,697 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 103
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 182
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 307
Renter-occupied apartments: 268 (it was 219 in 2000)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

37%

Land area: 6988 sq. mi.
Water area: 8023.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 0 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Aleutians East Borough: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (80.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 91%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 3%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

Aleutians East Borough races chart

Races in Aleutians East Borough, Alaska:


Median resident age:  42.0 years
Alaska median age:  33.0 years

Males: 2,093  (55.7%)
Females: 1,048  (44.3%)

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Average household size:
Aleutians East Borough:

2.0 people
Alaska:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $62,154 ($47,875 in 1999)
This county:

$62154
Alaska:

$66953

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $712 (lower quartile is $459, upper quartile is $946)
This county:

$712
State:

$903


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $128,500 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Aleutians East Borough:

$128,500
Alaska:

$232,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,229 - $200,404

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $481,216
Here:

$481,216
State:

$264,617

Mobile homes: $150,637
Here:

$150,637
State:

$42,305
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,248
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $272

Institutionalized population: 0

Aleutians East Borough, AK map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $105 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $110 (0.1%)


Aleutians East Borough household income distribution in 2009 Aleutians East Borough home values distribution


Aleutians East Borough contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.4%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 42 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 45 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 45 years old, Other race residents: 43 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

21.8%
Whole state:

9.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

14.3%
Whole state:

4.0%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Aleutians East Borough is $765 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $970 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1199 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sand Point, King Cove, Akutan, Cold Bay, Nelson Lagoon, False Pass.

Aleutians East Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Local government website: www.aleutianseast.org

Click to draw/clear Aleutians East Borough borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Aleutians East Borough: Louies Corner (A), Long John (B), Pavlof (C), Pirate Shake (D), Ilnik (E), Unimak (F), Pirate Cove (G), Coal Harbor (H), Burns Cabin (I), Fosters Camp (J), King Cove Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Bear Lake (A), Big Lake (B), Christianson Lagoon (C), Divide Lake (D), Emmons Lake (E), Franks Lagoon (F), Lake Hess (G), Knutson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver River (A), Bishop Creek (B), Canoe Bay River (C), Coal Creek (D), Coal Oil Creek (E), Coleman Creek (F), David River (G), Eastern Creek (H), Foster Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Aleutians East Borough: Simeonof National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beaches: Ocean Beach (A), Airplane Flats (B), Sanagan (C), Slukam-tugumaga (D), Oksenof Beach (E), Long Beach (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Lake and Peninsula Borough .


Current college students: 28
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 493 (33% naturalized citizens)

Aleutians East Borough:

18.3%
Whole state:

5.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 99.5%

Aleutians East Borough marital status for males
Aleutians East Borough marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Aleutians East Borough with a mortgage: 125 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 140

Here:

47.2% with mortgage
State:

74.4% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 11.05%
Here11.0%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 298
Total congregations: 4
Religions in Aleutians East Borough - Sand Point, King Cove, Akutan, Cold Bay, Nelson Lagoon

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

17.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.




Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Aleutians East Borough:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.4%
Alaska:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
Alaska:

27.8%


Earthquake activity:

Aleutians East Borough-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 866% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/14/1948 at 22:31:43, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/30/1991 at 13:17:41, a magnitude 7.0 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.8 MS, 7.0 MW, Depth: 17.6 mi) earthquake occurred 44.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/13/1993 at 11:59:49, a magnitude 6.9 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.8 MS, 6.9 MW, Depth: 20.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/21/1987 at 05:46:10, a magnitude 6.6 (6.2 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.1 MS, 6.6 ML) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from Aleutians East Borough center
On 10/13/1999 at 01:33:40, a magnitude 6.4 (6.0 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.4 MW, 6.0 ML, Depth: 18.6 mi) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/9/1985 at 09:33:32, a magnitude 6.6 (6.2 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.6 MS, 6.0 MS) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Food (53%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Water transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Food (31%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (21%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (14%)
  • Food processing workers (11%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Aleutians East Borough (%):





Aleutians East Borough mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 280 (27%)
  • Carpooled: 80 (8%)
  • Taxi: 12 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (1%)
  • Walked: 604 (58%)
  • Other means: 48 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Aleutians East Borough, Alaska in 2000:

1,723 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
2 people in maritime/merchant vessels

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $43,165.

13.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.88%
Alaska average:

9.33%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.68% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($9,011 average AGI)
11.20% relocated from other states ($26,261 average AGI)
Aleutians East Borough:

11.20%
Alaska average:

6.06%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries



18.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.39%
Alaska average:

9.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.33% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($10,626 average AGI)
14.05% relocated to other states ($26,862 average AGI)
Aleutians East Borough:

14.05%
Alaska average:

6.19%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.09% ($30,071 average AGI)
to King County, WA  2.09% ($28,214)
to San Diego County, CA  1.79% ($29,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Births per 1000 population in Aleutians East Borough

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 1.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 2.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Aleutians East Borough

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 0.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 0.0

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 0 (0 aged, 0 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,415

Size of family households: 135 2-persons, 93 3-persons, 76 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 147 1-person, 35 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

58.7% of residents of Aleutians East Borough speak English at home.
12.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
25.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $20,216,000 ($7501 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,042,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $5,294,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $569,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,947,000
Federal grants: $8,213,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,810,000 ($973,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,383,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 94
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

80 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 32
Here:

12 per 1000 residents
State:

25 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +68
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -111
Here -41 per 1000 residents
State -7 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Aleutians East Borough

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.00 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.9

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Aleutians East Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 43
  • 5 rooms: 67
  • 6 rooms: 99
  • 7 rooms: 32
  • 8 rooms: 25
  • 9+ rooms: 17
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 43
  • 4 rooms: 64
  • 5 rooms: 47
  • 6 rooms: 38
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Aleutians East Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 60
  • 3 bedrooms: 177
  • 4 bedrooms: 40
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 43
  • 2 bedrooms: 89
  • 3 bedrooms: 73
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Aleutians East Borough, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 59
  • 1 vehicle: 103
  • 2 vehicles: 116
  • 3 vehicles: 19
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5+ vehicles: 6
  • no vehicle: 88
  • 1 vehicle: 96
  • 2 vehicles: 26
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

59% of Aleutians East Borough residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 13% lived in Alaska.

Aleutians East Borough:

59.0%
State average:

47.2%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Aleutians East Borough
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (96.7%)
  • Electricity (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84.9%)
  • Electricity (12.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

20.0%
Alaska:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Aleutians East Borough government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Aleutians East Borough government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Aleutians East Borough government finances - Debt in 2002:


Aleutians East Borough government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:





Most common first names in Aleutians East Borough, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John772.2 years
George570.8 years
Andrew466.3 years
Nick475.2 years
Peter469.2 years
Harry380.3 years
Edward362.0 years
Maggie373.9 years
Mary362.4 years
Carl258.5 years
Most common last names in Aleutians East Borough, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kuzakin766.9 years
Foster579.2 years
Gundersen481.2 years
Gilbert469.5 years
Jacobsen373.0 years
Gronholdt355.3 years
Smith373.3 years
Kenezuroff371.0 years
Samuelson368.7 years
Larsen366.0 years

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